PHOTOS: “Jambo!” African-Inspired Christmas Decorations Arrive at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Jambo! This morning, we decided to check out the Christmas decorations over at Animal Kingdom Lodge. Our first stop? Jambo House!

Jambo House

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Jambo House Sign

As you drive up to the main parking lot, the sign for Jambo House is decked out in colorful garland.

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Jambo House Valet

At the valet and guest drop-off, garland accents dot the support beams outside.

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Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Tree

Resort guests are greeted by a massive Christmas tree in the grand lobby. It reaches several floors high and features various African-inspired details.

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Light

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Lizard

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Instrument

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Multi Bow

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Drum

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Basket

How beautiful are the detailed ornaments on the tree?

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Balconies

The balconies of the walkways upstairs are also adorned with lit garland.

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Reading Room

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Travel Desk

The reading room off to the side features a quiet place to relax, accented by two smaller Christmas trees that frame the large windows outside.

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Going downstairs towards the Savanna viewing, we see two more smaller trees.

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Boma Check in

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Boma

Boma has gotten into the holiday spirit too, with a Christmas tree by the check-in desk. Each of the pillars inside also features garland.

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Jiko

Across the hall at Jiko, a large tree sits next to the wine cooler.

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Store seating

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Store

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Store Window

Zawadi Marketplace has gotten decked out in Christmas lights as well, thanks to some colorful trees and garland both outside the store and inside. Even the window display outside features a Christmas tree.

Kidani Village

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 DVC Dropoff

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 DVC Valet

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 DVC Wreath

As guests arrive at Kidani Village, the valet and drop-off area is similarly decorated with garland and wreaths for the holidays.

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 DVC Tree

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 DVC Ornaments

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 DVC Tree Bow

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 DVC Tree mickey hut

While not as large as its sister tree next door, the Kidani Village Christmas tree is no less beautiful in its detail.

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 DVC Store

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 DVC Loungue

Further details include garland outside the Kidani Village store and the small Christmas trees by the DVC lounge fireplaces.

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Sanaa

Animal Kingdom Lodge Xmas 19 Sanaa Waiting Area

Downstairs at Sanaa, the entryway and waiting areas have also been spruced up with Holiday cheer.

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